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of california grocery workers are on strike and it could be a sign of things to come. good evening. i'm diane dwyer. with one last day of campaigning left before election day, the presidential candidates are making their final argue s to voters in all of those battleground states. brian moore has a look at two of them, ohio and pennsylvania. >> reporter: with the 2012 campaign virtually tied heading in to its final day, mitt romney tried to shape president obama's hold on pennsylvania. >> the president thinks more government is the answer. no, mr. president, more good jobs, that's the answer. the romney campaign is hoping to claim pennsylvania's 20 electoral votes and redraw the battleground map in the waning hours of the race. but ohio is still looking like the clincher. hours after governor romney was there, the president traveled to the buckeye state to defend his six-point lead. >> who do you trust? look, ohio. you know me by now. >> the final nbc poll before the election shows this race is a statistical dead heat and that increases pressure for both campaigns to get out the vote on tuesd
oakland haaziq madyun kron4news >> the fate of same-sex marriage in california -- could be decided soon. the supreme court just hours away from deciding on whether or not to get involved. tonight kron-4 is exploring the possible outcomes -- at 5-30. >>catherine: but first, it's a power-lunch at the white house. president obama - meeting with his former rival mitt romney. >> and --- 49-ers quarterback alex smith -- talking for the first time about being benched. you don't want to miss what smith had to say about colin kaepernick taking his job because of an injury. the news continues next. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. >> meeting with his former rival mitt romney. mitt romney had lunch today with the man who defeated him in the presidential race. it was a private meeting - but the white house released this photo. very few details were released - but we're told that the president and romney talked about a
and brings us the high clouds. and a little rain you can see over the northwest corner over california and it is starting to fizzle out. but that will be about it. for the morning hours, we'll would be the high clouds and 1:00, 2:00, it looks like it clears out good. and the second half of the afternoon, we'll have mostly sunny skies. in a nutshell, we have a mild day in store, warmer than yesterday by several degrees. and temperatures mid-60s at the coast to mid-70s inland. take a look at what you can expect for your neighborhood. mid-70s in nevada and 70 in richmond. 71 in oakland, mid-70s in danville and 74 in livermore. 73 in san jose, a nice day for perhaps getting outdoors and having some fun. 72 in redwood city and 70 san mateo, 67 in half moon bay. and the extended forecast shows you a warmer day for sunday. remember, we fall back into the overnight hours tonight and into tomorrow morning. we gain an hour of sleep as we waking up tomorrow morning mostly sunny skies and the temperatures well above normal at this point. as we get into monday and tuesday, we're looking at low to m
on that proposition. now prop 34 would eliminate the death penalty in california and replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. supporters of prop 34 says keeping hundreds of inmates on death row costs the state millions of dollars every year. they also point to the cases where people convicted of murder were later found to be innocent. opponents of prop 34 call ate slap in the face to the family of murder victims. >> hey. what are you doing right now? >> i just came from voting. >> coming up at 6:45 how a group of bay area students are trying to encourage young people to take an interest in the upcoming election. >>> time now 6:16. a new lawsuit is claiming a san mateo man is dead because pg&e was too slow to respond to turn off the power. the power lines fell down on to 55-year-old enrique's house back in april. records showing tello walked outside after hearing an explosion then he was electrocuted by the power lines. pg&e is calling his death a tragic accident. >>> memorials are being planned for the two pilots killed in contra costa county in a plane crash last month. se
the longest commute in california? california watch is reporting that designation goes to contra costa county. people who live in contra costa county spend an average of 32.8 minutes in their cars every day. in contra costa county, 17% of the people travel an hour or more to get to work. compared to humboldt, the average commute is about 17 minutes. around the state, fewer than one in 10 california residents commute for more than an hour. >>> speaking of commuting, let's check in with sal. many people have the day off for veterans day so i'm thinking it will be lieser -- lighter than unusual. let's take a look at some of -- at some of these commutes. you will be able to tell immediately at the toll plaza where it is light. you don't have to worry about getting into the city. there's certainly people out there. same thing with san francisco, northbound 101 traffic looks good. no problems on 280. on the nimitz freeway. 7:08. let's go to steve it's cold. yes, yes, yes. but not as cold as sunday morning when we had clear skies. saw a little ice out there. colder start, though, for many. we had a
' fans who fear the team might again consider moving to southern california pasadena considering hosting a team in the rose bowl stadium. the stadium is home to college football's annual rose bowl game. today the pasadena city council will hold a public hearing to bring an nfl team to the city on a temporary basis. raiders have not been specifically mentioned there are rumors the raiders may consider relocating. >>> sacred heart needs your help, the charity needs 1500 turkeys to meet its thank day goal. -- meet its thanksgiving day goal. sacred heart begins handing out holiday boxes this morning. amy hollyfield is in san jose now talking with organizers. she will have an update in the next half hour. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share your holiday food drive on -- we broadcast live from around the bay area. for more information and location nearest you, go to abc7news.com and click on -- abc7news.com/community. >> sorry about the coughing. people say when the weather changes quickly people are more likely to get sick. certainly we've seen flip-floppy weather. >> we have. with
battle to bring new business to the city but now phoenix is jumping in trying to lure california k we take a look at what's happening. >>> on election night governor jerry brown celebrated the passage of proposition 30. 54% of voters decided to raise income taxes on the stat's top earners and agreed to a hike in sales taxes. >> we think the recent tax package that was passed that really targets what we call high performers or producers from an economic perspective is going to really start to dislodge the serial ceo management and places in places like silicon valley. >> in a bid to turn it into opportunity. the greater phoenix council launched a new program this week aimed at luring california companies away. >> we think it will happen. we know virginia, north carolina, texas, south carolina will be in the target talking to california businesses. we want to present a greater opportunity for phoenix. >> the phoenix group hopes to fly in 50 ceos. they are interested in luring leaders of companies with 200 employees or more to intro them to arizona's lower tax structure. >> we would enco
throughout northern california and nevada. all their workers are on strike. there is no word how long the strike will go on for. the remittives out here say that the negotiations between the company and the union are continuing so there is some hope and optimism this might reach a resolution soon. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> overnight a pedestrian suffered life threatening injuries after a hit and run in santa rosa. that collision happened near the intersection of againville road and coffee lane. after the crash we found that suspect vehicle with its windshield shattered. witness tips led to the arrest of christian pena. he faces charges. a felony hit and run, driving under the influence, violating probation, and he has a prior dui conviction. the victim was rushed to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> there was another hit and run. a driver slammed into another car at hone avenue and farmers learn around 12:45 this morning. the victim was not injured anoas was able to describe the suspects car to police. police tracked down 52-year-old jimmy hawaii men these to highway 1
shopping at railly's. the stores throughout california and nevada went on strike at 6:00 this morning after talks broke down. abc7 news reporter kyra clapper joins us live from the railly's in fremont with details on the walkout. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. this is the first walkout in the 77-year history of wailly's. it is over wages and retiree and health benefits facing cuts. they say it must reduce costs to become competitive. the union says it is a contract that erases decades of progress for grocery workers. at 6:00 a.m. three union members started their sunday in solidarity. forming a picket line in fremont because of what they say are unfair labor practices. >> we are starting to get a decent contract for the members. >> reporter: the dispute between railly and the workers union involves about 7,000 union members from grocery workers to meat cutters. 15 months of contract negotiations came to a head overnight and a midnight deadline came and went. >> hopefully this will send a message that you can take a little from people, but you can't take a lot. >> reporter: railly's
an absolute false statement about my status as an attorney. >> reporter: the california state bar website shows that brunner was inactive from 1995 to 1997 for not completing continuing education but did not show any word of being suspended. >>> we will continue the election coverage for you coming up in five minutes. we'll take a look at the final push from both sides of the proposition 30 debate. >>> it's premier night in san francisco for a reality show that aims to do for silican valley what it already did for housewives. >> nothing, nothing. >> reporter: angry words for mayor bloomburg as frustration runs high. what people in new york city say they are not getting enough of. >> and the first polls opened just 30 hours from now. how the presidential candidates are spending the remaining hours ahead of tuesday's election. >>> happening now reality tv has come to the silican valley. bravo has tech workers trying to make it big. debora villalon has the news. >> reporter: invited guests have finished screening the pilot. it's a show about silican valley but tonight's hoopla is in san fran
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb [ laug
with local hospitals. california nurses association plans to strike against hospitals run by sutter health and the hospital corporation of america. it will be the second strike this month. >>> new this morning, thousands of needy families in the south bay are getting help with their thanksgiving mills. sacred heart community service is handing out thanksgiving food boxes today to those who signed up for the meals. 4,000 families are in line for the assistance. >>> the need is greater than ever and we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our annual "food for bay area families" holiday drive. if you want to give, go to cbssf.com/food or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods grab and give program. >>> black friday of course still four days away but people already pitching tents and lining up for a chance to grab early deals. unbelievable. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is over at a best buy in pinole camping out. >> reporter: i can't believe it either. if i'm cold in this live shot i can't imagine for these die- hard shoppers what it's like. they ha
. more on that and a reward being offered to anyone with information. ,,,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> violence rages on between israelis and palestinians. >> the explosions continued here in g
to produce the number of inmates in california jails shocking details on the ktvu special report this may effect your families safety. >>> plus the 2013 class of road scholars has been announced. many winners has ties to the bay area. just $16.99. sizzler. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> welcome back. time now 6:24. in a ktvu special report thousands of bay area parolees may soon get a free pass from behind bars. the state wants to discharge 10,000 parolees at large from state parole supervision. the plan will only release low level offenders. however according to an internal department of corrections memo obtained by ktvu in the second and third phases, serious an
the number of inmates in california jails. >>> plus the big award for some of the bay area's brightest minds. >>> don't forget you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while you were asleep sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call. texting the word wakeup to 70123. >>> welcome back. time now 5:24. four college students with bay area ties have been awarded rhodes scholarships to study at oxford university. kathryn laport is among the scholarship winners. the other winners include margaret hayden. stanford graduate student rachel kolb. and daniel price. they will receive about $50,000 a year for three to four years of studying. >>> charges have now been dropped against a raiders linebacker. mcclain was supposed to begin serving 180 days in jail but the other man involved in a highly publicized dispute decided not to press charges. mcclain was convicted of three charges after firing a gun during an argument last year in alabama. mcclain will not serve any jail time and he is legally cleare
looks really pretty from sandy. that's from the smokey mountains. then sunset in california. a beautiful one. from carlsbad. >>> the king of beers. budweiser temporarily turning off its brewing. >> that putting something else in the can, abc's john muller is on the story. >> good morning. sandy is a story about people. millions of them. amid those struggles and personal dramas corporations are pitching in. they're not turning water into wine, but it's almost miraculous. they're turning beer into water. 44,000 cases of zero brew h20 instead of brew. heading to the new york/new jersey. >> personally for me, it does mean a little bit more because i do have family that has been affected by it. >> reporter: they have been converting beer lines to water lines for disaster relief dating back to the san francisco earthquake of 1906. >> lot of people don't have opportunities to help. we look at this an opportunity to help. >> reporter: anheuser busch by no means alone. victoria secret generated attention loaning their generators to the national guard during the storm. for all of the corporations
for the missing drugs. a spokeswoman for the california department of corrections confirmed the investigation. she says the department is taking "appropriate action." >>> 7:20. because it's a holiday week, people want to know about the weather. >> yes. >> it's very important. more rain is coming. look outside our window now. steve says he will tell you when to expect to see more rain and if it will affect thanksgiving. >>> hostess is looking to liquid date but the reason you may still be able to get some of those -- liquidate, but the reason you may still be able to get some of those cupcakes. >>> and we'll have the morning commute for you coming up. have a good night. here you go. you, too. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0
change could have major impact on california's water supply. this was led pete professor in stanford by analyzing climate that look 100 years into the future if it concludes that at some planet forms california could see smaller and smaller winter snow. that lack of snowfall could threaten natural ecosystems, agriculture and the fresh water supply of millions of people. charles clifford, kron 4. >> our big weather story is warmer conditions for the next couple of days will be dealing with chilly mornings. clouds. that will keep temperatures a bit warmer but also going to be cold tomorrow. the increase in cloud coverage but it is going to be warmer they will see this system that is passing to the north of us. however, that rain and cloud coverage will push towards the north with sunshine expected for tomorrow afternoon and it. still, however cool. 30's and '40's for the inland valleys in the north bay. and as we go for the afternoon warmer conditions on the south. we could see more sunshine. temperatures in the '70s. this warming trend will continue but cooling expected later as the r
warmer than yesterday. we have some wet weather and taxing northern california but that system is breaking apart and will remain dry in the bay area. tomorrow slightly warmer with temperatures up in the '60s and wednesday's we could see some blows '70s but wet weather at the end of the workweek. i work the to the timing in when you leave your umbrella coming up in just a bit. >> you have already given up the secret to the light traffic, many people have the day off. traffic is much lighter than usual on the 1 01 northbound. are the reason is because it is light traffic through south bay. there are few areas of slowing on the 1 01 and 285 but much lighter than usual. the east bay is just a little slowing on interstate 580 but again much much lighter than usual. no major delays >> as far as killing her up this morning least knows that the gas prices are down. the state average is $3.85 a gallon. now you're just appropriately. he had the glasses and a coat. >> put the money you're saving on gas prices you will have to spend on a winter coat because it is freezing out here. $3.85 i
pressure the tail end of it here right there sideswipes the northwestern section of the state of california. you can see it right there. that's why we're going to be wet again tonight. this translates into snow into the highest elevations of the tahoe area. but watch our futurecast. bam, right there, it places that cold front stretched right across the central bay about 8:00 tonight. and then there's that low i was alluding to with more scattered showers for sunday morning. the bul of the day will be dry. rainfall amounts another quarter inch throughout the san francisco area. higher amounts north of the golden gate bridge. perhaps a third of an inch of rain in downtown san jose. this means snow in the high sierra. winter weather advisory in effect until 10:00 tomorrow morning. and then it moves on over to a snow-rain mix by monday. tomorrow's temperatures 50s and 60s everywhere, flat winds out of the south at 5. 61 degrees in concord. 62 degrees in santa rosa. here is your seven-day forecast. we call for mostly cloudy skies each day monday through that getaway wednesday. now, even though i
california and through wednesday and thursday it looks like we will be looking at still a weak high pressure hod holding on. the numbers modifying and looking a the a pretty decent week. although maybe we would like to see some of that snow and rain materialize by next weekend. near 41 in lake tahoe today. sacramento had some very cold numbers, responding to some mid-november sun. high of 60 today. it's still cool in los angeles at 68. back home numbers in the 50s along our coast with the sea breeze returning in the afternoon. 58 downtown. 58 in palo alto. and the 49ers will return home for a division match-up against the rams. numbers will be near 60 at candlestick, 62 watsonville, and so many events going on for the veterans today. the weather will be very nice. so they probably need the coat out there. but by the afternoon getting mild. up he were 60s and near 70s. thicken clouds, maybe rain north bay by the end of the north week but it looks pretty dry at this point. interesting is to see what develops next weekend. >> this is the kind of weather i like. although i won't talk about the r
.s. citizen, have a valid california driver's license and a high school diploma or equivalent. there's no maximum age limit. the application period will end friday december 7th. the starting saturday for a san francisco police officer is $88,000 a year. >>> car enthusiasts got a chance this weekend in san francisco to see the new models about to hit showrooms. 39 auto makers are showcases the models at the masconi center. a program called ride and drive. it'll allow people to take some of the vehicles out for a spin. this is the 55th year for the event and organizers say this year's show is better than ever. >> the manufacturers have really stepped up. the number of products that are on the display are really unique. we also have a 3,000 square feet of nothing but driving electric. >> attendees can also check out the classic car collection that's on display. and the ferrari club of america. >>> get ready to play ball. why it's not too early to think of baseball if you're an a's fan. >>> also a series of >>> a south bay charity says it will open its cold weather shelter program tomorr
. a runaway camel made a busy scene on the streets of california. the camel decided to make a run for it from the ramose brothers circus in glendale. he was not too keen about a new trainer putting on her harness so she walked away. she went to a nearby gas station. miraculously no one was hurt. >> an unusual rematched and it looks like another week of talk over the alex smith or collin kaepernick controversy. >> the 49ers most impressive victory and may be a month. in new orleans they really had a gallon and collin kaepernick outplayed their breeze. alex smith watched by an 200 and yards. he also ran for a touchdown as well. 40 niner defense was equally stellar. they ran a couple of balls back for touchdowns by the interception. 3121 and today harbaugh everybody said capper neck, smith power you feeling today coach. >> in a unique situation yet to quarterback playing at a very high level. one injured capt. one is your starting quarterback and the other has played a great football the last three games. both had a hot hand. it is unique. the biggest reason is so our players aren't pressured to
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